Osprey Nineteen US Marines were killed last night in an airplane crash in Arizona. The troops were traveling in an M-V-22 tilt-motor "Osprey" airplane. The Osprey is powered by turbo-props that can tilt, allowing the plane to take off and land like a helicopter. Noah talks with Dave North, Editor in Chief of Aviation Week and Space Technology. North has flown the Osprey, as well as other aircraft like it. He talks about how it is different from other military aircraft, and why the Pentagon thinks it's important.

Osprey

Osprey

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Nineteen US Marines were killed last night in an airplane crash in Arizona. The troops were traveling in an M-V-22 tilt-motor "Osprey" airplane. The Osprey is powered by turbo-props that can tilt, allowing the plane to take off and land like a helicopter. Noah talks with Dave North, Editor in Chief of Aviation Week and Space Technology. North has flown the Osprey, as well as other aircraft like it. He talks about how it is different from other military aircraft, and why the Pentagon thinks it's important.